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  • Denmark Submits 'Sorrow And Joy' For Foreign-Language Oscar Campaign

    PARIS- Nils Malmros's gripping autobiographical drama "Sorrow and Joy" has been chosen to represent Denmark in the foreign-language Oscar campaign. The committee, made up of Danish Film Institute and local film industry orgs, selected Nils Malmros's...
  • RPT-Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs

    (Repeats with new slug, adds pictures; no changes to text) * Loren grew up in poverty near Naples * Was discovered by future husband Carlo Ponti * Thwarted advance by Brando with withering gaze By Philip Pullella ROME, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Sophia...
  • For First Time Ever, Panama Joins Oscar Race, with 'Invasion'

    MADRID - Panama has joined the foreign language Oscar race for the first time ever with, moreover, an acclaimed film which, as the U.S. considers sending ground troops to Iraq, takes a questioning stance on the efficacy - plus humanity - of American armed...
  • Oscars: 'Rocks In My Pockets' Selected As Latvian Entry

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Rocks In My Pockets," by New York-based Latvian animator Signe Baumane, will represent Latvia in the race for the foreign language Oscars. "Rocks In My Pockets" tells the story of five women from Baumane's family, and their...
  • Oscars 2015: Lead actress field thin? Think again

    Oscars 2015: Lead actress field thin? Think again
    Tracking actors' awards-season prospects is too often an exercise in negotiating the allure of the new, with some pundits flailing their arms each time an unseen movie debuts, shouting from the social media rooftops that hallelujah, they have seen the...
  • Ann Hui's 'Golden Era' To Represent Hong Kong in Oscar Race

    HONG KONG -- Ann Hui's "Golden Era," which was the closing film at this month's Venice film festival, has been selected to represent Hong Kong in the foreign-language Oscar race. The Tang Wei-starring film is a biopic of early 20th century writer Xiao...
  • China's Huayi Brothers to Launch U.S. Subsidiary (EXCLUSIVE)

    HONG KONG - China's Huayi Brothers Media, which recently ditched plans to invest in Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 company, has instead announced plans to set up its own U.S. outfit. Huayi, which is China's leading private sector film conglomerate, said that it...
  • After Toronto, small film world primes for peak viewing season

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The red carpets have rolled up and the festival awards are adjudicated, and now comes the deluge of small and independent films for fall viewing and Oscar baiting. Unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave," and "Gravity,"...
  • More memories of Joan Rivers...Broadway and charitable doings around town... 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' -- Thoroughly BAD movie!

    "Most of the media industry's problems can be boiled down to simple math -- or is it physics? Whichever it is, it's not good. "On one axis, we can plot the dynamic force of advertising rates, cratering toward ground level. On the other, we see the...
  • 'The Imitation Game' takes top prize at Toronto film fest

    By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - "The Imitation Game," a biopic about British mathematician and World War Two code-breaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, which stars Benedict...
  • George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

    George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. would really have had to stretch to give George Clooney a Golden Globe nomination this year, what with his latest movie, "The Monuments Men," not being all that great. So, apparently fearing a Clooney-free ceremony, the...